Lawyers threaten researcher over key-cloning bug in high-security lock

    Date06 May 2015
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Critical vulnerabilities in a market-leading line of digital locks securing hospitals, airports, and water treatment facilities makes it possible for rogue employees or outside attackers to clone digital keys, researchers reported late last week. Thursday's advisory from security firm IOActive is notable not only for the serious security issues it reported in the CyberLock line of access control systems, which are certified to meet a wide range of US governmental requirements and certifications.
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